Sunday, June 25, 2017

July 2017 newsletter

House-to-House
 Family of Hope House Church                       July 2017

Virginia Conference Assembly July 20-22
Theme: “Neighbors: Strangers no More”

Thursday, July 20  7:00-8:30 pm
Speaker: Saulo Padilla, MCC US Immigration Education Coordinator

Friday, July 21  8:30 am
8:30 am Bible Study: Wilma Bailey, Old Testament scholar
Delegate Session #1

12:00 Lunch (food trucks on site)

1 pm Delegate Session #2
3:15-3:30 pm Workshop Session
5:00 Dinner (Taj of India, $15, pre-registration required)

7:00-8:30 pm
Speaker: César García, General Secretary of the Mennonite World Conference

TASTE OF MISSIONS ON THE LAWN: hosted by VMMissions immediately after the Friday evening service

Saturday, July 26  8:30 am
7-8 am Mennonite Women’s Breakfast

8:30 Bible Study: Wilma Bailey,

Missional story and Delegate Session #3
12:15 Dismissal 

Notes, prayers and praises 
  • THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR RACHEL STOLTZFUS will be held at the River of Life Church near her former home along Mt. Clinton Pike at 11 am July 4. A light lunch will be provided.
  • JULY BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS to Lois Rivera-Wenger 7/30!
  • VIRGINIA CONFERENCE ASSEMBLY will be held at the Park View Mennonite Church July 20-22. All are welcome, especially to the three evening services and to the workshop session.

July lectionary readings
2   Genesis 22:1-14  Psalm 13  Romans 6:12-23  Matthew 10:40-42
9   Genesis 24:34-67  Psalm 45:10-17  Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Romans 7:15-25a  Matthew 11:16--30
16  Genesis 25:19-34  Isaiah 55:10-13  Psalm 65:9-13  Romans 8:1-11  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
23  Genesis 28:10-19a  Isaiah 44:6-8  Psalm 86:11-17  Romans 8:12-25  Matthew 13:24-43
30  Genesis 29:15-28  Psalm 128 1 Kings 3:5-12  Romans 8:26-39  Matthew 13:31-52

July services, worship at 4, meal at 6
2 Location: Park Place, second floor meeting room                   564-3716
Worship and Sharing: Harvey Yoder 
Bible Study: Paul Swarr                               Sandwich and fresh fruit meal                                                 
9 Location: Family Life Resource Center 273 Newman Ave    432-0531 
Worship and Sharing: James Stauffer
Bible Study: Harvey Yoder                                                   Carry-in meal                            
16 Location: Guy Vlasits 1260 Parkway Dr.                              269-6706
Worship and Sharing: Lois Rivera Wenger
Bible Study: James Stauffer                                                  Carry-in meal                                                                       
23 Location: Family Life Resource Center 273 Newman Ave    432-0531
Worship and Sharing: Harvey Yoder
Bible Study: Dick Dumas                                               Finger foods meal

30 Location To be determined
Worship and Sharing: Guy Vlasits                                          
Bible Study: Elly Nelson                                                      Carry-in Meal